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Friday, 7 August 2015

How to Combat Insomnia and Achieve Improved Sleep through Exercise

Sleeplessness or insomnia is a big problem throughout the world. Today there is even a growing concern more than ever before on how the lack of adequate sleep has, or is becoming a big nightmare for many; this is however made worse by the rise in debilitating health conditions that affect a good measure of today’s population be they urban or rural, but especially the elderly. Some of these health conditions may include stress, high blood pressure, etc. The good news however, is that research has gone far into the causes and possible solutions to this problem. Most importantly we have available to us the use of natural approaches to remedying sleeplessness chiefly among these includes exercise.

Inability to sleep

Using exercise to achieving ‘good’ sleep is one that has not been fully exploited but recent researches have confirmed that it is able to make you sleep better. Experts say although the exact mechanisms on how exercise works are not well known, but the fact remains that studies have shown that exercise significantly improves the sleep of people with chronic insomnia! According to National Sleep Foundation, USA, Aerobic exercise improves self-reported sleep and quality of life in older adults with insomnia.

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